Technological issues and industrial application of matrix converters: A review

Lee Empringham, Johann W. Kolar, Jose Rodriguez, Pat W. Wheeler, Jon C. Clare

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This paper presents a review of the current state of the art in terms of practical matrix converter technologies. Present solutions to the numerous technological issues and challenges faced when implementing viable matrix converters are discussed. The reported use of the matrix converters in different applications is also presented together with a review of current industrial applications.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6290364
Pages (from-to)4260-4271
Number of pages12
JournalIEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Matrix converters

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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